Meeting and Convention and Event Planners
What Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Do
Meeting, convention, and event planners coordinate all aspects of events and professional meetings. They arrange meeting locations, transportation, and other details. Meeting, convention, and event planners spend time in their offices and onsite at hotels or convention centers. They also work onsite at hotels or convention centers, and they often travel to attend events and visit prospective meeting sites.
How to Become a Meeting, Convention, or Event Planner
Most meeting, convention, and event planning positions require a bachelor’s degree. Some hospitality industry experience related to event planning is considered valuable for many positions.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for meeting, convention, and event planners was $46,840 in May 2015.Employment of meeting, convention, and event planners is projected to grow 10 percent by 2024.